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Gateway panel to consider bonding request this week

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State dollars for a bus-rapid transit system through Woodbury would begin flowing as soon as this year under a proposal being considered this week by a transportation panel.


The Gateway Corridor Commission is expected to vote at its Thursday, Dec. 13, on a proposal for Washington County to request $1 million in borrowed funds from the state. According to a commission memo, the funding would go toward preliminary engineering work.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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